Chinese Minor Info Session Oct. 27

October 27, 2016 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Sage 4304

Pursuing a minor in Chinese helps you stand out in the global culture and market of the 21st century. Come to learn about Chinese Minor requirements, course offerings, accelerated tracks, and study abroad opportunities.

Discussion on Gender, Ideology and the Future of American Democracy Oct. 26

October 26, 2016 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: CBIS Auditorium

Gender, Ideology and the Future of American DemocracyPanel discussion on current campaign and future election

Lecture on "Parental Beliefs and Investment in Children: The Distortionary Impact of Schools" Oct. 26

October 26, 2016 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Sage 4711

Professor Ronni Pavan, University of Rochester, Presents "Parental Beliefs and Investment in Children: The Distortionary Impact of Schools".

STS Colloquium Titled "The Child, the Planet, and the Queer Matter of the Future" Oct. 26

October 26, 2016 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: Sage 5711

Speaker Rebekah Sheldon, Assistant Professor of English, Indiana University-Bloomington, will give a colloquium talk titled "The Child, the Planet, and the Queer Matter of the Future" on how children are represented as hope for the future in the discourse of environmental crisis. 

Banner Production Unavailability Notice - Brief Outage Oct. 24

Monday, October 24, 2016 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Where: Campus-wide
Description: The Banner PROD system will be unavailable for a brief time on Monday evening, October 24th, starting at 5:30pm. Estimated outage time is less than 1 hour. This outage will affect: • Banner forms • SIS • LDI • eInvoicing • jobs running in UC4 • communications to/from the Banner database
Contact: Integrated Administrative Computing Solutions (IACS)

Measuring the Forces of Biology

Biology, at the nitty-gritty level of motor proteins, DNA, and microtubules, takes its cue from physics. But while much is known about the biological components that form such cellular stuctures, researchers like Scott Forth are only beginning to explore the physical forces between those components. 

Student Health Center Holding One Last Flu Clinic

Friday, October 21, 2016 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Where: DCC Great Hall
Description: More than 1,400 students have already gotten their flu shot. Didn’t get yours? Be there for the Student Health Center's "One Last Flu Clinic." It's FREE!
Contact: Student Health Center 518-276-6287

Don't Miss the Green Team's "spOOpy Swap"!

Friday, October 21, 2016 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Union 3606 (Shellnut Gallery)
Description: RPI Green Team presents its first mini swap...the SpOOpy Swap! Bring articles of clothing, random accessories, fabric scraps and MORE that you'd like to get rid of, then sift and swap through what everyone else has to create an eco-friendly Halloween costume! The team will help you brainstorm and make one-of-a-kind costumes to wear out or to class.
Contact: Design For America at Rensselaer

Economics Seminar to be Held October 19

October 19, 2016 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Sage 4711

Professor Jennifer Hunt, Professor of Economics at the Rutgers School of Arts and Sciences, will present "How Restricted is the Job Mobility of Skilled Temporary Work Visa Holders?". Professor Hunt's current research focuses on immigration and wage inequality, while past research has also encompassed unemployment, the science and engineering workforce, the transition from communism, crime and corruption.

Researcher Jennifer Pazour Named Gulf Research Program Fellow

Jennifer Pazour, assistant professor of industrial and systems engineering at Rensselaer, has been named the recipient of a 2016 Gulf Research Program Early-Career Research Fellowship.